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Biking Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Biking.

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Tips for Buying the Right Bicycle

Whether you want to help the environment, cut down on your gasoline expenses, or simply exercise in the great outdoors, cycling is a great way to get fit and have fun at the same time. And it’s one of the fastest growing leisure activities in t...  Read more

How to Use the Stationary Bike

If you’ve never tried a stationary bike, you’re missing out on a fantastic cardio exercise that strengthens your legs and lungs at the same time. A stationary bike is a low-impact option that's easy on your joints. Types of Bikes...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Biking to Work

It makes perfect sense. Instead of driving to work and back each day—which uses gas and does absolutely nothing for your rear or your stress level—you bike your way to work, miss the traffic, burn some calories, get an energy boost, and s...  Read more

Bicycle Safety Tips

Whether you want to cut down on pollution or you want to get in shape, riding a bike is a great way to get around. But your trip could end in tragedy if you don’t ride safely. Just like driving a vehicle on the road, cyclists must observe what&...  Read more

Return to the Outdoors with Your Bike

With the weather nice and warm, now is as good a time as ever to get yourself and those you love outside! Is there a better way to exercise than to be out in the warm sunshine, feeling that cool breeze cross over you? Dust off your bike, bring th...  Read more

riding a bike at 60
Updated 2/12/2016 10:39:30 AM

husband wants to buy a bike for my 60th birthdday , but I'm nervous about it. I had one when I was younger But now I have some health problems I have to consiter. Last sept I saw the doctor and she put me on Colesteral drugs, blood pressure, and stuf...  Read more

I rode my stationary bike for 1/2 an hour without
Updated 2/12/2016 12:24:01 AM

I rode my stationary bike for 1/2 an hour without stopping! I know it doesn't sound like much, but I'm excited. It means that I've gained some stamina....  Read more

You just gotta sweat! 40 minutes on spin bike with
Updated 2/11/2016 8:23:06 AM

You just gotta sweat! 40 minutes on spin bike with my music! Awesome work out standing, sitting and varying the speed, I start sweating after 10 minutes! Torched 330 calories!...  Read more

20.01 miles on bike today wooooo smashing goals. 3
Updated 2/11/2016 3:20:58 PM

20.01 miles on bike today wooooo smashing goals. 300 lb people can do it I even passed skinny peeps going up hills lol...  Read more

I've been doing 60 min a day on a stationaty bike
Updated 2/10/2016 9:53:16 PM

I've been doing 60 min a day on a stationaty bike averaging a little over 17 mph. My hearts definitely pumping in the 140s during that time but I never feel out of breath. Should I up the intensity?...  Read more

Ride to TV shows

I ride my bike to my favorite shows..I make my self get on the bike to watch t.v. 332...  Read more

Bike Commute

Ride your bike to work, or combine a bike ride with public transportation....  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

Will You Ride Your Bike to Work This Friday?

This Friday, May 15, is National Bike-to-Work Day, one of many events scheduled to celebrate Bike Month.SELF magazine is celebrating National Bike Month by showing how bicycling can slim you down, save you money and safeguard the environment. Whethe...  Read more

Bike It Forward with Schwinn--and Win a Bike for Yourself, Too

This contest is now closed. The winner is: STARGIRL_46. Congratulations! The Bike Month festivities continue. You were so stoked about last week's bike giveaway that we found a second bike to give away. WooHoo! Schwinn has generously of...  Read more

Biking, biking, biking ...

Hubby & I rode on the bike trail today .YAY ! I went 22 miles, he went 24. Made good time & my mph's are improving . Still in hubby's dust , but that's ok... I'm doing great & I can''t compare myself to him. He is super fit & competitive so his goals...  Read more

Biking and More Biking

This morning I got a 24-mile ride in before it got too hot, and then it hasn't really gotten hot today. The only thing that could make the weather better would be if we could get some rain!!! It hasn't rained for weeks, and farmers are panicking....  Read more